Software Development Companies to Showcase Their Newest Products at CMP Media's SD Best Practices 2004

Exhibitors to Unveil Tools, Technologies and Solutions Critical to the Development Community

Sep 2, 2004

Software development industry leaders will showcase their latest cutting-edge tools, technologies and solutions at CMP Media's SD Best Practices Conference & Expo., a four-day event, running September 20 - 23rd at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston. Exhibitors include Intel, Microsoft, Perforce and Segue Software.

"SD Best Practices, with its unique focus, continues to cater to the high profile, hard-to-reach software development leader and architect. Software development companies continue to exhibit at SD Best Practices because they recognize its value in the industry," said Stan Barnes, Group Director for CMP Media's SD Group.

  Exhibitors presenting new products at SD Best Practices 2004 include:

   * Accurev will showcase AccuRev® 3.5, the newest release of its
     award-winning SCM software. AccuRev's stream-based architecture is
     built for today's complex software development environments.  AccuRev
     3.5 includes additional built-in SCM best practices to use AccuRev in
     ever-changing development processes, generally without scripting or

   * Intel will present its VTune™ Analyzers that help locate and remove
     software performance bottlenecks by collecting, analyzing, and
     displaying performance data from the system-wide level down to the
     source level.  The VTune analyzers provide multiple profiling
     technologies that enable optimization across multiple operating system
     platforms and development environments and support the latest Intel
     processors.  For Linux, it now features integration with the Eclipse*

   * McCabe & Associates, Inc. will be introducing C# support for McCabe IQ,
     the software quality solution that's analyzed the quality and test
     coverage of over 100 billion lines of code.  McCabe will also be
     announcing the availability of TRUEtrack 3.0, a highly-customizable,
     defect tracking and reporting solution, enabling worldwide process
     management via the Internet.

   * MetaCase will be releasing a Mac OS X version of its customizable
     modeling and code generation environment MetaEdit+, which allows
     companies to define domain-specific modeling languages and code
     generators in order to automatically generate full code from high-level
     design specifications.  MetaEdit+ 4.0 also runs on Windows, Linux,
     HP-UX and Solaris.

   * Nuvotec will be announcing the availability of Guibot software.  Guibot
     products establish fast, clear and accurate user requirements by
     enhancing the UML standard with Nuvotec's Extended Activity Semantics
     (patent pending).  Guibot tools provide a visualization of customer
     workflow using automatic GUI prototyping, while presenting a precise
     description of the user activity and information requirements to the
     software analyst, resulting in quick buy-in and clear communication.
     Advanced features such as forward and reverse engineering of activity
     diagrams and GUI prototyping is also implemented to assist in rapid and
     accurate software development.

   * Power Object will present its new product: RACE ESB Framework Suite.
     By utilizing Dynamic Service Configuration (DSC) technology and an
     Enterprise Data Library (EDL), the RACE ESB Framework Suite provides an
     "off the shelf" solution to compose, test, deploy, secure, scale,
     manage and monitor the Enterprise Services Bus for any organization.

   * Seapine Software will be showcasing TestTrack Pro 7.0 -- to manage
     development issues anytime, anyplace.  New features include SQL
     database support, LDAP support, defect linking, and even tighter
     integration with Surround SCM.  Powerful TestTrack Pro 7.0 is ready to
     use right out-of-the box, runs on multiple operating systems, and
     scales to support hundreds of users.

   * Segue Software will present SilkTest 7.1, it extends its scripting
     model to permit writing test scripts using JavaScript.  Users can
     combine the testing-specific features of 4Test, SilkTest's object
     oriented scripting language, with the rich client side functionality of
     JavaScript to build greater test coverage.  Additionally, organizations
     can leverage web developers in their automated testing efforts.

A complete SD Best Practices exhibitor list is available at Along with an expo floor, SD Best Practices offers its attendees over 100 conference sessions in management, languages, emerging technologies and process. In addition, business case study presentations, roundtables, panels and other exciting events are planned.

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